Peppers present some of the summer garden’s biggest flavors and brightest hues, and these striking fruits are simple to store and have a wealth of delicious uses in the kitchen. Plus, sweet and specialty peppers are among the most expensive produce at the grocery store, so growing your own can be a money-saving move.
Read more: http://www.motherearthnews.com/Organic-Gardening/Growing-Peppers.aspx?newsletter=1&utm_content=06.28.13+GFSS&utm_campaign=2013+GFSS&utm_source=iPost&utm_medium=email#ixzz2XaK3ujLJ
The secret to enjoying garden-fresh produce at its prime is knowing when to harvest. If you’ve ever eaten a melon that lacked sweetness, or green beans that were fibrous and tough, you know how crucial timing can be. Just as different vegetables have their own distinct needs for planting, fertilizing and growing, each also will give certain clues when it is ready to pick.
Read more: http://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/pick-for-peak-flavor.aspx?PageId=1#ixzz2XaH4s7IJ
Is it us, or is there an acceleration of events pointing to the inevitable labeling of GMO food on a national level?
click the link: http://blog.fooducate.com/2013/06/22/3-good-non-gmo-developments-this-week/
Coconut Pineapple Smoothie Ice Cream
Yield: (3) 8 ounce smoothies
1 cup coconut water
1 banana, frozen for a thicker consistency
1 1/2 cups frozen pineapple, roughly chopped into large chunks
dash of ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Layer ingredients into the blender and puree until smooth and creamy. With the blender turned off, use a spatula to scrape the sides as needed. Scoop into glasses or bowls and serve immediately. Enjoy!
Did you know that so-called “incurable” neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease can be slowed, if not also partially reversed? Regeneration, after all, is the default state of the human body
.for the article, click here: http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/research-foodsspices-slow-perhaps-reverse-alzheimers?utm_source=www.GreenMedInfo.com&utm_campaign=24b81800cd-Greenmedinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_193c8492fb-24b81800cd-86748541
The secret of this is not to stir anything. That’s what makes your dumplings. When you dish it out, you have your dumplings on top.
click the link for the recipe http://community.qvc.com/forums/recipe/topic/367151/chicken-and-dumpling-casserole.aspx
What is Kombucha?
From a previous article:
“Kombucha is a fermented sweetened tea that has been around for centuries. It is slightly tangy and slightly sweet, and a great treat on a summer day. Just as with water kefir, Kombucha can be double fermented into a fizzy soda with a slight fruit taste.